The History of Thanksgiving Foods

While the holiday itself dates back to the pilgrims, it wasn’t until President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed “a day of Thanksgiving and Praise” in 1863 that we began celebrating the holiday collectively.

A time for family, football, and FOOD.

But how did these foods, like turkey and pumpkin pie, become part of our lives.

For instance, did you know the pumpkin pie has been around since the 1600s!

See the list HERE.